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Lions' Mosley suspended, sent back to U.S.

Lions' Mosley suspended, sent back to U.S.

ESPN.com profootballtalk.com Updated 1 hour ago
On the eve of their game against the Atlanta Falcons in Wembley Stadium, the Detroit Lions have suspended defensive tackle C.J. Mosley and sent him home from England.
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  • Lions shorthanded at tight end, but it may not change offense m…

    Lions shorthanded at tight end, but it may not change offense much

    profootballtalk.com 16 hours ago
    The Lions have five tight ends on their roster, but they could very well have just two available for Sunday’s game against the Falcons in London. Two Lions tight ends — Joseph Fauria and Eric Ebron — have been ruled out for Sunday. Another tight end, Br…
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  • Early Lions-Falcons kickoff interesting international experimen…

    Early Lions-Falcons kickoff interesting international experiment for NFL

    yahoo.com Oct 24 (yesterday)
    Strawberries and cream are the delicacy of choice for Wimbledon watchers. What will you be dining on when the Detroit Lions face the Atlanta Falcons at 9:30 a.m. ET, which will be 1:30 p.m. local time at London's Wembley Stadium? Maybe eggs? Bacon? Weet…
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  • Reggie Bush doubtful, Calvin Johnson questionable

    Reggie Bush doubtful, Calvin Johnson questionable

    profootballtalk.com Oct 24 (yesterday)
    Running back Reggie Bush missed practice for the second straight day on Friday, but said, via Dave Birkett of the Detroit Free Press, that he will play against the Falcons at Wembley Stadium on Sunday. The team isn’t quite as confident. Bush has been li…
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  • Harry Douglas a game-time decision for Sunday

    Harry Douglas a game-time decision for Sunday

    profootballtalk.com Oct 24 (yesterday)
    The Falcons had wide receiver Harry Douglas at practice for the second straight day on Friday, leading to more hope that the team will get him back in the lineup after four games on the sideline because of a foot injury. While it’s a good sign that Doug…
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  • Lions' Caldwell: Hester's returns an 'art form'

    Lions' Caldwell: Hester's returns an 'art form'

    ESPN.com Oct 24 (yesterday)
    Lions coach Jim Caldwell has been so impressed with Falcons returner Devin Hester that he says Hester has changed the way returns and returners are viewed.
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  • NFL Week Eight Preview – Lions vs Falcons In London

    NFL Week Eight Preview – Lions vs Falcons In London

    falconsgab.com nytimes.com Oct 24 (yesterday)
    While Matt Ryan has been able to dominate the Lions over the course of his career, the Falcons may have huge issues scoring points Sunday in London when the two teams do battle. Detroit (5-2) is surrendering an NFL-low 290.3 yards per game and ranks sec…
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  • Bryan Cox on Falcons' D-line: 'We have a job to do'

    Bryan Cox on Falcons' D-line: 'We have a job to do'

    ESPN.com Oct 23 (2 days ago)
    Surprisingly, Atlanta Falcons defensive line coach Bryan Cox didn’t resort to foul language in describing the play of his unit thus far. Cox, however, is far from satisfied with the effort. And he primarily pointed to one person in particular. "Not…
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  • Falcons vs. Lions preview

    Falcons vs. Lions preview

    ESPN.com profootballtalk.com Oct 23 (2 days ago)
    Both the Atlanta Falcons and the Detroit Lions spent the early part of the week soaking in the sights and sounds of London. Now it's time to get to work. We will see if either team shows lingering effects from the trip across the pond as they prepare to…
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  • Julio Jones (ankle) limited as practice begins in London

    Julio Jones (ankle) limited as practice begins in London

    ESPN.com Oct 22 (3 days ago)
    Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Julio Jones, still recovering from an ankle injury, continued his usual routine of being limited to start the week during Wednesday's practice in London. Jones' ankle typically is sore early in the week and fine by game tim…
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  • Graphic: The Atlanta Falcons Don't Know Where London Is

    Graphic: The Atlanta Falcons Don't Know Where London Is

    deadspin.com yahoo.com Oct 22 (3 days ago)
    To give Falcons fans an inside look on the team's journey across the pond for this weekend's game against the Lions, the team has posted an infographic detailing the travel schedule. It ... has at least a couple mistakes.Read more...
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  • Julio Jones: Offensive turnaround “starts with me”

    Julio Jones: Offensive turnaround “starts with me”

    profootballtalk.com Oct 22 (3 days ago)
    The Falcons are in London for a date with a very stingy Lions defense, which is hardly what the doctor ordered after Atlanta managed to score just two touchdowns in the last two weeks. That’s not going to cut it for a team that isn’t very good on the de…
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  • Matt Ryan remains optimistic but knows offense must get back on…

    Matt Ryan remains optimistic but knows offense must get back on track

    ESPN.com Oct 22 (3 days ago)
    Matt Ryan addressed the media in London Wednesday as the Atlanta Falcons began preparation for Sunday's matchup against the Detroit Lions. And Ryan expressed optimism despite the team's 2-5 record and current four-game losing streak. "We're in a po…
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  • Roddy White still not happy with his play

    Roddy White still not happy with his play

    ESPN.com Oct 21 (4 days ago)
    One would have figured Atlanta Falcons receiver Roddy White would feel a little bit more comfortable with his performance after an nine-catch, 100-yard, one-touchdown outing against Baltimore last week. But that wasn't the case. White, who said leading …
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  • The Film Don't Lie: Falcons

    The Film Don't Lie: Falcons

    ESPN.com Oct 21 (4 days ago)
    A weekly look at what the Atlanta Falcons must fix: As the Falcons prepare to face the league's top-ranked defense in the Detroit Lions Sunday in London, they know pressure will come at Matt Ryan from every direction. Ryan was pressured on a season-high…
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  • Still a longshot but 2-5 Falcons have chance in weak NFC South

    Still a longshot but 2-5 Falcons have chance in weak NFC South

    ESPN.com Oct 21 (4 days ago)
    A couple games ago, Atlanta Falcons coach Mike Smith talked about how winning the NFC South would be the "cleanest" way for his team to make the playoffs despite a slow start. Well, now the Falcons sit at 2-5 and are in the midst of a four-gam…
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  • Falcons face another starting O-line combo with Peter Konz out …

    Falcons face another starting O-line combo with Peter Konz out for year

    ESPN.com profootballtalk.com Oct 20 (5 days ago)
    This was supposed to be the season Matt Ryan got the type of protection he needed to be the elite quarterback he's capable of being. Instead, it's become a next-man-up scenario almost every week along the offensive line. The Atlanta Falcons shelved yet …
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  • Lions add Kellen Davis

    Lions add Kellen Davis

    profootballtalk.com Oct 20 (5 days ago)
    Kellen Davis will continue his NFL career in London. Technically. As the Lions prepare to face the Falcons at Wembley Stadium on Sunday, Detroit has added the veteran tight end to the roster. A pair of tight ends missed Sunday’s win over the Saints. Jos…
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  • Video - Inside Edge: Lions-Falcons 00:24

    Inside Edge: Lions-Falcons

    Oct 23
    ESPN NFL Insider Mike Sando delivers stats to help you make a pick for Detroit at Atlanta.
  • Video - NFL Live Prediction: Lions-Falcons 00:42

    NFL Live Prediction: Lions-Falcons

    Oct 22
    The NFL Live crew make their picks for Detroit at Atlanta.
  • Video - Falcons Lose Another Lineman 02:53

    Falcons Lose Another Lineman

    Oct 20
    Eric Allen discusses the injury to Falcons backup center Peter Konz and how difficult it is to make a replacement at that position.
  • Video - Game Balls: Atlanta at Baltimore 01:55

    Game Balls: Atlanta at Baltimore

    Oct 19
    Ravens reporter Jamison Hensley's game ball goes to pass-rusher Pernell McPhee, who forced a fumble on a sack of Matt Ryan in the red zone. Jonathan Massaquoi gets the honor from Vaughn McClure after his six tackles.

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